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Wagui's finest hour, however, may have been when he was called on to try and block shots from local wunderkind, star France striker Kylian Mbappe.As excitement builds at the prospect of the national team taking home the World Cup – 20 years after their win on home soil – Les Bleus' success is a source of pride in the deprived estates or "banlieues," where many of France's players honed their game.Standing on the pitch at AS Bondy's home ground, coach Antonio Riccardi recalls the almost freakish talent of a young Mbappe, slaloming Maradona-style past five defenders to ram a ball into the back of the net.While Mbappe, born five months after France's 1998 victory, dreams of joining the pantheon of World Cup winners, Adama dreams about following in his footsteps, out of Bondy into the big league.Unemployment in the region where Bondy is situated is running at 11.8 percent, compared with 7.1 percent in Paris.
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